739 West Michigan Avenue
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
Phone: (269) 384-2800
Fax: (269) 384-2802
In the heart of Kalamazoo there lies a quaint little cafe-bar that has come to be much loved by the locals as well as visitors. The Strutt Cafe and Bar would probably be mistaken for someone's private home than a cafe, if not for the big 'The Strutt' sign on the front entrance. Inside, the atmosphere is buzzing with energy, as locals well as visitors mingle and converse over endless pints of beer. On most nights, there is a band stirring up the crowd with some excellent fresh tunes. A great spot for a casual night spent with friends, the Strutt Cafe and Bar promises a fun time. See the website to know more.
No one in Kalamazoo does steaks and seafood better than Webster's Prime. Located at the Radisson Plaza in the heart of downtown, this upscale restaurant is a must go-to whether you want to impress your date or experience exquisite food and ambiance. The plush and tastefully decorated interiors present an intimate yet casual venue. The highlights are not just the steaks but also the impeccable service and live music. Must-try's on the menu include the New Zealand Wagyu, Scallops and the Salmon Filet. A notable wine list complements the offerings. Post-dining patrons can head to Tasting Room, the restaurant's signature bar featuring the best beers, cocktails and spirits in Kalamazoo. Reservations are highly recommended.
Experience an upscale and approachable atmosphere featuring the best of Italian food at Zazios, Radisson Plaza's on-site restaurant. Being located in the heart of downtown this restaurant is easily accessible and presents the perfect venue for romantic dinners, casual family affairs and night-outs with friends. For special occasions, guests can also choose the private dining room. On the menu, one can find traditional Italian specialties like Antipasti, pasta, salads, pizzas and meat and seafood entrees. Highlights include the Veal Parmigiana, Shrimp Marsala and Gnocchi. A hand-picked wine list accompanies the menu picks, pairing perfectly to add a finesse to the whole experience. Reservations are recommended.
Enjoy the best of American comfort food at Old Burdick's located at the Radisson Plaza in downtown Kalamazoo. The interiors elicit an ambiance that is urban-chic as well as casual enough for night-outs and friendly gatherings. The menu features sensational burgers like the Triple Threat, Cheddar, Onion & Bacon Burger and their signature burger which are a definite must-try. A good choice of sandwiches, salads, wraps and entrees is also available. A notable wine and cocktails list completes the dining experience. Sports fans can catch the season's latest game on the large HD TVs. Reservations are recommended.
Papa Pete's is one of those rare restaurants in the USA where you get to savor authentic Greek cuisine. Packed with a perky crowd the restaurant is also known for serving the best pizzas in town. The menu is quite diverse offering various toppings and delicacies. The restaurant is also bustling in the mornings for breakfast and brunch. The food here is very delectable and the service quite efficient. So this place is much recommended for pizza lovers and also for music fans with the interesting lineup of concerts and musical events held here.
Named after the theater group which once occupied the building, Shakespeare's Pub has for long been a preferred watering hole for the locals as well as tourists. A delight for beer lovers, the pub offers more than 40 beers on tap at a time, featuring names like Guinness Stout and the original Pabst Blue Ribbon. Pair your selection of beer with the freshly prepared burgers, pizzas or various appetizers and you are set for the rest of the evening. Open every day of the week until 2a, the pub also hosts various events almost every evening, featuring comedians, musicians and DJs that never fail to entertain the crowd. And if you find the crowd too much to handle, then you can unwind at the awesome outdoor patio with your friends.
Experience an upscale and casual atmosphere featuring eclectic American cuisine at Food Dance located in the heart of downtown Kalamazoo. The interiors have been tastefully decorated in warm hues and ambient lighting with interesting vegetable murals covering the walls. The focus of the menu are locally-sourced ingredients and quality food so patrons can dine without worrying about the provenance. You will find that the food is blend of classic American favorites and bold international flavors. Go-to dishes include the Crab Cakes, Whitefish en Papillote, Wood Grilled Niman Ranch New York Strip and Chicken Dance Sandwich. Wines, craft beers, martinis and cocktails make the drinks line-up, pairing perfectly with the menu selections. Food Dance is a definite must visit!
Saffron Indian Cuisine opened in 2003 and has been wowing diners ever since. The brainchild of Sheetal and Channi, it is among the best Indian restaurants in town. Their menu is inspired by the Northwest zone of India. Savor their delicious dishes with friends and family.
Louie's Trophy House Grill has an atmosphere of a hip dive bar crossed with a hunting club. Admire the taxidermy as you have a drink from their fully stocked bar and nibble on the American dishes. Louie's Trophy House Grill is also known for their events, including hosting live music acts. Watch out for their daily specials. With deals like "1/2 off day" and "$2 Tuesdays" both your taste buds and your wallet will thank you.
Opened in 1997, Oakwood Bistro is among the popular restaurants in town. This cozy eatery features a creative menu that is full of delectable dishes. Their bar has a list of micro-brews, martinis and wines. You can be sure of a memorable dining experience at the Oakwood Bistro.
The Greek were famously known for their warm hospitality. Theo & Stacy's brings this warmth and comfort to Westnedge Avenue in the form of this quaint restaurant. Serving delicious wholesome steaks and seafood, Theo and Stacy's invites families and friends to dine with them and experience true Greek home-styled food and service.
Overlooking the Willow Lake, Martell's is a beautiful Italian restaurant. Opened in 2009, its rustic yet cozy ambiance makes it a special place for romantic dinners and special occasions. Their menu is a blend of both Italian and American cuisines. Deliciously prepared, it is a wonderful spot to dine with your family and friends. Their patio offers great vistas of the lake and is popular among locals for alfresco dining.